Disaster Management in Special Libraries
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Published by Loughborough University in Loughborough, UK .
Written in English


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Statementby Susan Morley.
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Open LibraryOL16428331M

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This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a sho. prevention, preparedness, response, recovery A library or archives disaster is an unexpected event which puts collections at risk. No institution can be excluded from or is immune to the possibility. Disaster planning is a matter of basic security for libraries and archives, their staff and their Size: 46KB. Bibliography about librarians' and libraries' roles in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery highlights the ways libraries support community efforts around hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, mass shootings, public health emergencies, etc. Compiled by Disaster Information Management Research Center, NLM, NIH. Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives offers advice and insight for managers beginning to work on or reviewing disaster management within their organizations. The accounts of actual events highlight the real-life challenges faced and the effectiveness of appropriate solutions, while the guide to information sources at the end of the.

Special interest in topics relating to library management over the last decade has led to the close examination of crisis management practice among library professionals. Due to the importance of the archives, documents, and books housed within libraries around the world, preemptive planning for potential disaster is necessary to all librarians Cited by: 3. Khorram-Manesh A, et al. Education in disaster management and emerge ncies: defining a new European course. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. ; 9 (3): Author: Amir Khorram-Manesh. Special libraries offer unique opportunities to work in places such as corporations, hospitals, the military, museums, law firms, advertising agencies, professional associations, private businesses, and the government. Many special librarians/information specialists now work outside the typical library setting and have a non-library job title. Special libraries can serve particular populations.   Disaster Management in Libraries: Response and Recovery Operations for Water-related Damages 1. Response and Recovery Operations for Water-related Damages By Fe Angela M. Verzosa Disaster Management in Libraries: PAARL’s NBW Forum, TNL Auditorium, 24 Nov 2.

Abstract: Libraries, archives and museums around the globe are exposed to risks stemming from en-vironmental conditions and human-driven potential hazards. Since an emergency/disaster immediately breaks out, the four key principles of disaster management, namely preparedness, damage reduction. The purpose of this study is to provide information on the readiness of selected special libraries in Indonesia on the issue of digital disaster. A questionnaire containing 15 closed and open-ended questions was disseminated through an online survey to 10 selected special libraries in Jakarta and Bogor, Indonesia.   Traditional disaster planning for libraries has often focused on the preservation of staff, collections, and the physical plant itself rather than on the provision of information services. Response to the changed information needs of the community during a disaster has not typically been special services in special times addressed by formal. Conflict transformation by peaceful means (the transcend method): a manual prepared by the Crisis Environments Training Initiative and the Disaster Management Training Programme of the United Nations by Johan Galtung (Book) 1 edition published in in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.